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Memorable Manitobans: Donald “Don” Hunter (1941-2019)

Entertainer, manager.

Born on 22 February 1941, he sang in nightclubs around Winnipeg while doing odd jobs during the day. In the mid-1960s, he became manager to The Guess Who and was named “Manager of the Year” by RCA. After the band broke up, he moved to a small farm at Grand Marais before going to Abbotsford, British Columbia. He returned in Manitoba in 2003 and died on 16 October 2019.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 19 October 2019.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 30 November 2019

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